101 Corthell Avenue
Whitman, MA 02382
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Whitman Middle School serves 575 students in grades 6-8.
Whitman Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Whitman Middle School's student population of 575 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Whitman Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,667 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Whitman Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#932 out of 1667 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
85%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 575 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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